Uncertainty clouds long-term future of operating nuclear power plants

March 1994
Journal of Environmental Health;Mar1994, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p45
Academic Journal
Reports on the uncertainty of long-term prospects for the 107 operating nuclear power plants that supply more than 20% of the nation's electricity. Early retirement of six nuclear power plants since 1989; Continuing debate over nuclear power; Aging degradation and its effects on costs and performance as factors leading to the decision for early retirement of plants.


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